Benjamin Britten in Lowestoft - 31 July, 1934
After dinner listen to Vaughan Williams' Benedicete* - music which repulses me, as does most of Brahms. (solid, dull).
John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 218. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438165161186 accessed: 1 October, 2023
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written by Ralph Vaughan Williams
|Date/Time||31 July, 1934|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
*Vaughan Williams Benedicite (1929), a setting for soprano, chorus and orchestra of the well-known canticle from the Apocryphal 'Song of the Three Holy Children' and the poem 'Hark, my soul, how everything' by John Austin (1613-69).